Research and analysis
Needs and characteristics of young adults in custody
This report summarises the needs and characteristics of young adults (18 to 20 years old) on reception to custody.
Needs and characteristics of young adults in custody: Results from the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) survey
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This was a study of 1,435 adult prisoners sentenced to between 1 month and 4 years in 2005 and 2006.
The report compares the characteristics and needs of young adults in custody with prisoners aged 21 years and over.
It summarises findings from Sample 1 of Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR).